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Definition: Remuneration

Quick Summary of Remuneration

money paid for work or a service.

What is the dictionary definition of Remuneration?

Dictionary Definition

  1. A sum of money paid for a service given.
  2. A Salary.
  3. Something given in exchange for goods or services rendered.
  4. A payment for work done; wages, salary, emolument.
  5. A recompense for a loss; compensation.

Examples of Remuneration in a sentence

She may receive such remuneration as the council deems appropriate.
He must have lost a significant amount of money in the execution of his work, and in 1958 some remuneration was made to his widow by the government.
She was the Director of remuneration and personnel systems at Tesco’s.
It’s important to provide a fair level of remuneration for the workforce.
As for the matter of the Managing Directors remuneration, that should really dictated by market forces.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Remuneration are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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